Category: Shandong / Beijing

Hand-Pulled Noodles at Palace Chef (山東小館), Fremont 6

Hand-Pulled Noodles at Palace Chef (山東小館), Fremont

After discovering another hand-pulled Shandong noodle restaurant in at Four Seasons, I wanted to go back to another place that sells hand-pulled noodles (手拉麵) for a comparison. The place is called Palace Chef in...

Hand-Pulled Noodles at Four Seasons (樂宮), Cupertino 8

Hand-Pulled Noodles at Four Seasons (樂宮), Cupertino

Hidden away in a strip mall formerly occupied by Nob Hill Foods on the busy stretch of De Anza Blvd is a Korean-Chinese restaurant that still makes noodles the old fashion way – 100%...

JiaoZi Family vs. BaoZi Family 2

JiaoZi Family vs. BaoZi Family

Jiao Zi – generic term for all things “dumpling”, which includes shui jiao (boiled dumpling), jian jiao (pan-fried dumpling), guo tie (pot sticker), and zheng jiao (steamed dumpling) Bao Zi – generic term for...

eNoodle – Great Pot Stickers, Bad Noodle 5

eNoodle – Great Pot Stickers, Bad Noodle

eNoodle is the English name of the Chinese restaurant in Milpitas Square called 小而大. There’s no relation between the meaning of the two names at all. Perhaps eNoodle was chosen to appeal to the...